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The Shirehall

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9064 / 52°54'23"N

Longitude: 1.0887 / 1°5'19"E

OS Eastings: 607806

OS Northings: 338799

OS Grid: TG078387

Mapcode National: GBR T9C.S2M

Mapcode Global: WHLR1.P6MP

Entry Name: The Shirehall

Listing Date: 11 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223822

Location: Holt, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Holt

Built-Up Area: Holt (North Norfolk)

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Holt with High Kelling

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

5320 The Shirehall

TG0738NE 4/107 11/5/78


C18 rebuilding of medieval com market and toll house. The ground floor retains a
chamfered timber post with carved stops on a stone base supporting a large chamfered
beam. A second stone base is re-used as a mounting block near the main doorway. The
courtroom on the first floor has a segmental barrel-vaulted ceiling. A classical
building with rendered brick walls with quoins at the angles and a a pantiled roof
with a parapetted gable ends. Two storeys. East front has round arched first floor
sash with rusticated surround in the gable and 2 ground floor sashes, all with glazing
bars. Two string courses. Additional bay on right (North) has round-arched
rusticated doorway with semi-circular fanlight over flat hood on shaped brackets, and
with flush-panelled door. The south side: 4 bays on 2 storeys, sashes with glazing
bars. Left hand ground floor windows replaced by 5 small modern windows.

Listing NGR: TG0780638799

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